Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Getting that PDF Indexing to work in MOSS

Had a case where the latest Adobe IFilter had been installed, but the crawl log in MOSS was displaying "filtering process could not process this item" messages.

The key to fixing this issue was the information in this post from the Filter Center blog: checking the registry key value, and then adding the path to the Acrobat Reader folder were the solutions. With those in place, a full scan correctly indexed the PDF documents.

To save the search for the Adobe Acrobat PDF file icon logo for referencing in the DocIcons.xml file, here is the location of the GIF file on the Adobe site:

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